Where to Donate Your Stuff After Decluttering

The more often you donate, the better you feel about not having a mess while clearing the clutter. Plus, as you develop the routine of decluttering and immediately donating, it gets even easier to remove extra items with each pass through your home.

Goodwill accepts most clothing and household items. If you want to donate items such as computers or mattresses, you should contact your local Goodwill to ask about any restrictions.

1. Goodwill

The Salvation Army is unable to accept items that are damaged, stained, or contain pet hair.

2. Salvation Army

Donate almost anything you like – clothing of any kind, shoes and accessories, jewelry, house and glassware, books, toys, bikes, stereos, radios, portable TVs, small electronics, tools of all kinds. This charity is regional, and you should check the website for specific requirements.

3. Vietnam Veterans of America

ReStores are home improvement stores that accept small and large donations of new or gently used furniture, appliances, housewares, building materials and more. Search for a location local to you at the link above and contact them for more details.

4. Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Limited areas Also pickup in these areas: In Greater Chicago, IL, call 855-968-3662 or visit www.donateillinois.org In Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, call 888-322-8209 or visit www.donatenewengland.org

5. Epilepsy Foundation

Donating Locally 1. Schools 2. Churches 3. Shelters and Missions 4. Community Centers 5. Libraries 6. Food Pantries